MAKKAH – A Saudi university professor passed away on Wednesday, October 4, a few seconds after concluding Asr prayer in his mosque in Makkah.
Dr. Khaled Al-Qurashi, the Professor of Da’wa ‘Islamic Call’ and Islamic Culture, was leading prayer in the mosque in Al-`Awali district in Makkah.
Concluding the prayer, he sat to make du`aa when he passed away in peace.
The Imam was buried on Thursday after being offered the funeral prayers in Al-Masjid Al-Haram.
Last July, Syrian Mu’adhin Abdul Haq al Halabi passed away while waiting to call the adhan for Fajr prayer at a Jeddah mosque.
Al Halabi, 60, was sitting reciting the Qur’an and passed away with just minutes left before the time of Adhan